labour charts

Productivity
This is the official annual measure of productivity in New Zealand. Economists and statisticians agonise over the correct measures for national productivity, and the arguments get very technical, very...
Public sector workforce
This data is from the annual release the State Services Commission in their 'Human Resources Capacity Survey'.  
Beneficiaries
The tabs in this chart series are sourced from both the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) quarterly Factsheets, and the HLFS employment data published by Statistics NZ. Data relating to Working-For...
Benefits Numbers
The data in this chart series is sourced from the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) quarterly benefit Factsheets, which are released about 4 weeks after the end of each quarter. New Zealand does...
Change in benefits numbers
The data in this chart series is sourced from the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) quarterly benefit Factsheets, which are released about 4 weeks after the end of each quarter. New Zealand does...
Earnings differential with Australia
This chart measures the difference between the average weekly full-time earnings in New Zealand, as measured in the QES, table 7.01, and the equivalent data for Australia, release 6301.0 table 1. The...
Job vacancies online
This chart set is based on the New Zealand Department of Labour "Jobs Online Monthly Report". Jobs Online measures changes in job vacancies advertised on the main internet job websites; Trade Me,...
Kiwisaver membership
This chart tracks data released monthly on the official government Kiwisaver website.
Labour cost
The salary and wage rates component of the labour cost index (LCI) measures movements in base salary and ordinary time wage rates and overtime wage rates. The non-wage component measures changes in...
Unemployment
According to Statisctics NZ, the labour force category to which a person is assigned depends on their actual activity during a survey reference week. The following definitions, which conform closely...
Weekly earnings
Data in this set of charts is sourced from Statistics NZ Quarterly Earnings Survey (QES). QES statistics are derived quarterly from approximately 18,000 surveyed business locations in a range of...
Misery index (NZ/AU)
A "misery index" is based on the sum of the inflation rate (CPI) and the unemployment rate. It is a measure that has been around for decades, originally made popular by US President Jimmy Carter....